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1970 Georgia 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 46 of 48
Sunday, November 8, 1970 at Middle Georgia Raceway, Macon, GA
500 laps on a 0.548 mile paved track (274.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:17:33
Average speed: 83.284 mph
Pole speed: 94.064 mph
Cautions: 5 for 35 laps
Margin of victory: 14 sec
Attendance: 6500
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1970 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1970 standings

1 143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'70 Plymouth5003275running113
2 571   Bobby Isaac K & K Insurance   (Nord Krauskopf)'70 Dodge5001800running226
3 432   Dick Brooks Dick Brooks'69 Plymouth4981150running133
4 222   Bobby Allison Coca-Cola   (Bobby Allison)'69 Dodge497925running28
5 74   John Sears John Sears'69 Dodge487700running0
6 848   James Hylton Hylton Engineering   (James Hylton)'70 Ford485650running0
7 372   Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt'69 Ford485675running0
8 964   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'69 Ford483600running0
91125   Jabe Thomas Don Robertson'69 Plymouth482580running0
101624   Cecil Gordon Cecil Gordon'68 Ford475570running0
11 606   Neil Castles Neil Castles'69 Dodge475560running0
122176   Ben Arnold Ben Arnold'69 Ford473525running0
131310   Bill Champion Bill Champion'69 Ford461540running0
142716   Jimmy Watson Ken Spikes'70 Chevrolet451505running0
152939   Friday Hassler James Hanley'69 Chevrolet449495running0
162419   Henley Gray Henley Gray'69 Ford448485running0
172874   Bill Shirey Bill Shirey'69 Plymouth423475running0
182377   Roy Mayne Bob Freeman'69 Ford405465engine0
192558   Jim Vandiver Bub Strickler'70 Chevrolet285455rear end0
201993   Morgan Shepherd Bill Flowers'69 Chevrolet281470radiator0
212234   Wendell Scott Wendell Scott'69 Ford265435engine0
22148   Joe Frasson Ed Negre'69 Ford223450oil leak0
233087   Lee Roy Carrigg John Pemberton'68 Ford181415engine0
241026   Dave Marcis Earl Brooks'69 Ford131430engine0
251754   Bill Dennis Bill Dennis'69 Chevrolet105420ignition0
262689   Rod Eulenfeld Morris Davis'69 Ford80390fire0
271279   Frank Warren Frank Warren'69 Plymouth78405suspension0
282002   E.J. Trivette Crawford Racing   (Crawford Brothers)'69 Chevrolet68395rear end0
291567   Dick May Ron Ronacher'69 Ford54385suspension0
301868   Larry Baumel Auto Lad   (Allan Schlauer)'69 Ford4375engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Richard Petty13636
  Dick Brooks378448
  Richard Petty85851
  Dick Brooks8613853
  Bobby Isaac1391402
  Dick Brooks14117232
  Bobby Allison17320028
  Bobby Isaac201403203
  Richard Petty4044107
  Bobby Isaac4114122
  Richard Petty41342513
  Bobby Isaac42644419
  Richard Petty44550056